Mercedes O. Cubria Photo

Mercedes O. Cubria

Born: Apr 15, 1903

Death: Jan 1, 1980

Birthplace: GuantA?namo Province

Nationality: United States

Mercedes O. Cubria

Date of Birth : Apr 15, 1903
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1980
Birth Place : GuantA?namo Province

Lieutenant Colonel Mercedes O. Cubria, a.k.a. "La Tia", was the first Cuban-born female officer in the U.S. Army. She served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II, in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was recalled into service during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In 1988, she was posthumously inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.

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  • Mercedes Cubria
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